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April 2017
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El Día de los Niños at Ft. Washington NYPL

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Washington Public Library, 535 West 179th Street (Between St. Nicholas & Audubon Ave.)
New York, NY 10033 United States

Join us as we celebrate El día de los Niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with a series of fun activities for children of all ages. Families will enjoy arts & crafts and read-aloud as well as engaging in other fun activities. Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. The common goals of all Día programming are to

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May 2017

Inwood NYPL Book Discussion, ” The Virgin Suicides” by Jeffrey Eugenides

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

Join us for a lively discussion of Jeffrey Eugenides novel “The Virgin Suicides.” Books are available at the Inwood Library Circulation Desk. Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of-age story unlike any of our time. Adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola, The Virgin Suicides is a modern classic, a lyrical and timeless tale of sex and suicide that transforms and mythologizes suburban middle-American life.

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Fort Washington Book Discussion Group, “Disclaimer”by Renee Knight

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Washington Public Library, 535 West 179th Street (Between St. Nicholas & Audubon Ave.)
New York, NY 10033 United States

Come join to discuss ‘Disclaimer” by Renee Knight. Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft into a living nightmare. Though ostensibly fiction, The Perfect Stranger recreates in vivid, unmistakable detail the terrible day Catherine became hostage to a dark secret, a secret that only one other person knew–and that person is dead.

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